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Job Opportunity: GCB seeks Bristol Wicketz Development Officer

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB), in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners, wish to appoint a Development Officer who will use the power of cricket as a tool for change, social cohesion and make a difference to the lives of people in deprived areas of Bristol....

Start Women’s Soft Ball Cricket at your club this summer!

The summer of 2019 will see 13 clubs host Women’s Soft Ball Festivals across the County as the GCB aim to increase the number of clubs offering Women's Cricket. Now in its third year the Women’s Soft Ball programme is designed to support new cricket clubs to start and...

Frampton’s Sid finds World Cup final tickets as All Stars 2019 launches

6-year-old Sid McEvansoneya’s signed up for the ECB’s All Stars programme at his village club and became the envy of thousands of young cricketers after receiving two tickets to the final.

Calling all 15-18 year-olds: The ECB City Cup returns to Bristol – Sign up NOW

Registration is now open for the Bristol stage of the ECB City Cup.

Marshfield coaches to go coast-to-coast on charity cycle

Marshfield CC coaches Louisa Gwilliam, Amy Thompson, Clare Webb, Rachel Cooper, Keira Prince, Kirsty Bushell and Charlotte Barton – with Rachel Cull as support – will cycle all the way from England’s West coast to its East to raise money for Royal United Hospital Bath.


As well as growing cricket through clubs and schools, the GCB is committed to developing the game through less traditional routes through our community programme.

These include Chance to Shine Street cricket sessions, the Bristol Big Bash T20 League and regular taster and pop-up events.

In partnership with the Lord’s Taverners we have a dedicated Wicketz Development officer – Crispin Shingler – whose job it is to grow cricket in underprivileged communities in Bristol. His aim is to use cricket to bring people together and as a tool to bring about social change.

Chance to Shine Street

Chance to Shine Street is a free cricket initiative that brings together young people from diverse communities in Bristol and gives them the opportunity to learn and play cricket.

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Wicketz Bristol

Wicketz Bristol is a free cricket programme for 8–16-year-olds from inner-city communities.

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ECB City Cup

Bristol’s city-wide T20 talent search for the next professional is back again with a new menu of exciting cricket to offer.

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